DDO Newsletters

MA course now available to dispersed learners

In recent years, the college has developed and grown a new cohort of context-based ordinands, whom we call ‘dispersed learners’. We are delighted that dispersed learners can now join our Master of Arts in Theology, Ministry and Mission programme. We really value our dispersed learners. They live out in their communities, serving their local churches and neighbourhoods while still […]

DDO Newsletter, Autumn 2019

Trinity hosts an autumn DDO Day at college On 23 October, Trinity welcomed fourteen DDOs, DDVs, ADDOs, and diocese support staff from around the country to come spend the day with us in Bristol. They met with their ordinands, chatted with faculty, visited classes, joined the community for lunch, and heard from the college’s leadership. […]

DDO Newsletter, Spring/Summer 2019

Meet Sean Doherty This June, Rev Dr Sean Doherty began as principal at Trinity. Read more about his journey into ordination, church planting, and theological education or watch a video about Sean and his family’s move to Bristol.   Hear from a current student in our Dispersed Learning cohort ‘A big benefit of training this […]

DDO Newsletter, Winter 2019

Trinity announces new principal We are delighted to announce that the Revd Dr Sean Doherty will be our next principal. We made the announcement to students on 5 February, with the opportunity to meet with Sean and his wife, Gaby. Read more here. What does Trinity offer pioneer students? “Trinity trains you for ministry in […]

DDO Newsletter, Autumn 2018

Trinity offers new ‘dispersed learning’ track Dispersed learners can complete the Diploma in Theology, Ministry and Mission in two years or the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Theology, Ministry and Mission in three years without relocating to Bristol for residential training. Both programmes are accredited by Durham University. Dispersed learning cohorts attend college for six […]

DDO Newsletter, Spring 2018

Did you know Trinity students complete community placements in addition to their church placements? Community placements help diversify our ordinands’ experiences of mission and ministry, while also helping them engage with people who are different from themselves, think theologically about mission in a ‘secular’ context, and think about what role the church might play in […]

DDO Newsletter, January 2018

Have you seen our new video? A taste of what it can mean to prepare for ministry in community at Trinity. (Click on the image to watch it, or visit http://bit.ly/2AP1J1C.)     Upcoming Events   3 February 2018 Send your candidates to experience an Open Day at Trinity – tour the college, meet current […]

DDO Newsletter, September 2017

Trinity offers new Pioneer Focus Trinity College is now offering a Pioneer Focus, for those students who have been approved as ordained pioneer ministers, or who will be serving in a pioneering curacy. The first pioneer cohort, which is facilitated by mission tutor Rev Dr Howard Worsley, currently includes eight students, who are a mix […]

DDO Newsletter, Summer 2017

Did you know that our ordinands have an option to pursue a research programme (MTh or PhD) as part of their ordination training? Read more here.   Upcoming Events NT Wright, 28 June 2017: Later this month, author and scholar NT Wright will join our postgraduate students for their annual conference, and also offer a […]

DDO Newsletter, January 2017

The School of Leadership completes its first year, and continues to set Trinity apart as a college responding to the challenges of our current mission context. Read more here.   Upcoming Events Open Day, 4 February 2017: Send your candidates to experience an Open Day at Trinity – tour the college, meet current students, interact […]